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Rwandan Genocide Remembrance

On this 25th commemorative date, Utah Rwandan Genocide Survivor Community hosts reflection with internationally known speakers.

The Utah Rwandan Survivor Community invite the community at large to the special remembrance of the Rwandan Genocide. During a brief 100 day period, beginning April 8, 1994, over one million people were executed in Rwanda. This murderous three month period is known as the '100 Days of Terror'. The Salt Lake City Rwanda Survivors Community is hosting a special 25-year Kwibuka or remembrance of this occasion. Recognizing that any atrocity against humankind is an assault to all humanity. Governor Herbert declared June 8, as "Utah's Day of Remembrance" in 2014. As a result, the 25-year commemoration is occurring on that date. Kwibuka 25, Rwanda Remembrance Events: ALL FREE and Open To Public Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 2 PM – Walk from Capital Hill to Hilton Hotel 3 PM - Remembrance Ceremony Location: Hilton Hotel, Salt Lake City Center 255 S. West Temple Salt Lake City, UT 84101 Internationally known speakers: • Keynote: Dr. Daniel Wildeson, Director, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, St. Cloud University, Minnesota • Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana, Rwandan Ambassador, Washington D.C. • Emmanuel Hibimana, Filmmaker, Speaker, Survivor Contact: [email protected] Kamali – 385-549-4228

Date & Time

June 8, 2019

2:00PM - 5:00PM

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